TITLE

Child abuse among children with disabilities

AUTHOR(S)
Pearson, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the increasing incidence of abuse among children with learning disabilities in the United States. Causes of abuse of disabled children; Teachers' rights and responsibilities for reporting abuse; Overcoming barriers to reporting abuse; Protection for teachers from abuse allegations.
ACCESSION #
9702235237

 

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